|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||220/423 ; 220/422 ; 220/334 ; 220/339|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 66 인용 특허 : 13|
Latching structure for thermoformed plastic containers for food and the like wherein the lid and base of the containers are each provided with mating male and female elongated elements where the locking takes place by interengaging S-shaped sidewalls along the longer sides of the elongated elements, and the shorter sides are spaced from each other to preclude interference during opening and closing.
A container for food or other articles comprising: a lid having a horizontal flange extending around the periphery thereof, a base having a front and a rear and a horizontal flange extending around the periphery thereof and engageable with the horizontal flange of said lid when said container is in closed condition, means for latching the front of said lid to said base, said latching means including: at least one male rib having an oblong cross-section depending from said horizontal flange of said lid, opposite sides of said rib having an S-shaped sidewa...